Before every game, coaches and players go through a game plan. This is especially important if the they've never played the opposing team. To have a chance at winning, they need to know their opponent's strengths and weaknesses. They develop this knowledge by studying their opponents, by spending time looking at footage from several games, and developing an understanding of how the other team plays. They then adapt their game plan to counter what their opponents will bring. For example, if the opposing team has a strong running game, they know they need to focus on protecting the line, not sacking the quarterback, or preventing deep throws down the field. If the opposing team has strong perimeter shooters, they don't prepare to defend post plays....
Metropolitan Seventh-day Adventist Church Blog
For 2013, how about being intentional about reaching out to those in your circles who are un-churched? Jonathan Dodson from Outreach magazine shares 8 easy ways that we can be "missional" this year (in Metro terms, they would be 8 ways that we can connect to our community). Can we resolve to do one or two of these each month during 2013?...
Q2 SS-2012 Lesson 9: Releasing into Ministry: (read Lesson 9)
Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" And I said, "Here am I. Send me!" Isa 6:8. This week focuses on releasing members into ministry and explores the following key areas.
- Shared Responsibility
- Risking for Success
- Matching the Laborers With the Harvest
- Spiritual Growth Through Ministry Involvement
I will present this week's Sabbath School summary using tweets from @metrosda. 1st up:
— Metro Church (@metrosda) June 1, 2012Read more of Metro's Sabbath School tweet summary.